SciShow's Hank Green breaks down the details of this month's WannaCry ransomware attack.
Earth's Deadliest [Computer] Virus is a great overview of the 2017 Wannacry ransomware attack, and Marcus Hutchins' efforts to halt its progress. The Disrupt video is based on the terrific Wired article by Andy Greenberg, which describes Hutchins' arrest and questioning about the Kronos banking malware he had written as a teen: For those minutes,… READ THE REST
The Wannacry ransomware epidemic was especially virulent, thanks to its core: a weaponized vulnerability in Windows that the NSA had discovered and deliberately kept a secret so that they could use it to attack their adversaries. READ THE REST
The epidemic of cryptojacking malware isn't merely an outgrowth of the incentive created by the cryptocurrency bubble — that's just the motive, and the all-important the means and opportunity were provided by the same leaked NSA superweapon that powered last year's Wannacry ransomware epidemic. READ THE REST
From Final Fantasy 7 to Ghost of Tsushima, PlayStation has been pumping out some of the best games for as long as you can remember. Needless to say, you understand the value of a reasonably priced PlayStation subscription when you see one. And these nine deals not only include one, two, and three-year subscriptions to this beloved gaming universe, but… READ THE REST
Nowadays, strong, complicated passwords are necessary for everything in life, and there's nothing more frustrating than forgetting it and being locked out of your own accounts. Saving your passwords on websites is an alternative, but then your personal information is accessible to cyber-hacking. Instead, take the risk-free route with the JEM Biometric authentication device, making… READ THE REST
The pandemic has forced all of us to live with our decisions, which includes the type of furniture we're trapped indoors with. But if your furniture isn't helping you relax, do you truly own furniture, or is it just for show? If you're hunting for plush furniture that you can actually relax on after a… READ THE REST